[Sages: The Genus Salvia in the Southwestern Deserts of the United States]

Chia

Salvia columbariae var. columbariae

Chia: Salvia columbariae var. columbariae

Chia as seen at Arizona Telephone Cove at Lake Mead National Recreation Area............February 27, 2013.

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Close-ups of the inflorescence of chia as seen at Arizona Telephone Cove at Lake Mead National Recreation Area............February 27, 2013.

Inflorescence of Chia: Salvia columbariae var. columbariae - Sideview of a flower of Chia: Salvia columbariae var. columbariae

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Chia blooming on the wash at Plum Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park..........March 11, 2011.

Paul Slichter